Finally, the students were asked to estimate how many suicide notes they had actually categorized correctly, and how many they thought an average student would get right. The farther off base they were about the geography, the more likely they were to favor military intervention.
View image of Credit: Alamy At first this looks like bad news for human rationality, but — and I can't emphasise this strongly enough — when interpreting psychological science, you have to look at the actual numbers.
Jump to navigation Jump to search Polycarp replied to Marcion, who met him on one occasion, and said, "Do you know me? Convince your own mind or your friend that your prior decision or prior belief was the right one given what you knew, but now that the underlying facts have changed, so should the mind.
Hegel and Marx were among the other early proponents of the premise that truth is, or can be, socially constructed. This is the real me! Roosevelt The truth.
Strawson holds that a similar analysis is applicable to all speech acts, not just illocutionary ones: "To say a statement is true is not to make a statement about a statement, but rather to perform the act of agreeing with, accepting, or endorsing a statement. Timebeneath whose influence the pyramids moulder into dust, and the flinty rocks decay, does not and cannot destroy a factnor strip a truth of one portion of its essential importance.